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Sign Language Course 04 Jan 2019

The funding will go towards paying for a BSL tutor , to teach sign language to a group of people who have varying degree of hearing loss. This will enable them to communicate better within social groups and within their family environment.

Toddler Gym 08 Jan 2019

Our school delivers free Toddler Gym sessions each week during term time for all local families with pre-school children. We have 2 staff who share the delivery of these 1 hour sessions. Most of the equipment is over 10 years old and we want to use this funding to replace/update some of the items which are no longer fit for use.

Ballroom Transformation Project 09 Jan 2019

the restoration of the Stretford Public Hall's main ballroom, and other community rooms and associated areas. In its current condition, the Ballroom’s use is limited – it is currently unsuitable for the cultural events the community would love to see return to the building.

Studio 65 28 Jan 2019

We plan to set up a fully functioning and well equipped ceramics studio in a currently unused premise in Old Trafford. Neighbouring the Limelight building - a local community hub - the Manchester Ceramics Collective studio will provide a creative centre and work-space for local small ceramics producers. The building will provide employment opportunities for the owners of 10-12 new and emerging ceramics companies and provide a creative space that will be used to nurture engagement in ceramics and offer opportunities for the local community to see ceramics exhibitions and get involved in pottery workshops.

Books for Life 28 Jan 2019

Our project will support people to make their own books, whether physical, virtual or on-line, fabric or paper, text, pictorial or graphic on whatever subject they choose

BME Art therapy for Anxiety and Depression 11 Feb 2019

Psychotherapy Manchester CIC would like to create and facilitate a close BME art therapy group for Anxiety and Depression in Old Trafford, Bluesci Wellbeing centre. The aim is to run for the group for 10 months with a review after 5 months, twice per week for an hour and half as well as individual interventions for individuals who may have difficulties engaging in group therapies. Two months will be used for assessments and identification of the group participants. The group will provide a long-term safe, non-judgement art psychodynamic psychotherapy space where our clients could use art materials to express their feelings and thoughts which at times might be difficult for them to communicate verbally.

Gym Equipment 12 Feb 2019

To improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the residents, many of whom find it difficult to take exercise due to physical disabilities/lack of confidence/ motivation.

Our Independence 12 Feb 2019

We are a drop in group for people with all types of physical and learning disabilities or those who just want to get out and meet other people.

Limelight Wellbeing Garden 21 Feb 2019

The project would involve the development of the Limelight Rooftop garden into a thriving community space providing a much-needed resource for tenants and local people to benefit from the social, economic, environmental and health benefits of food growing. We will take referrals from the GP and offer a social prescription service so people can get growing with us in the garden and meet others in the process.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: Sow the City
Region: North West
District: Trafford District

Bowdon Youth Festival 25 Feb 2019

The Bowdon Youth Festival is a competitive Music and Speech & Drama Festival which has been held annually in February for the past 6 years for the benefit of local school-aged children, their parents and teachers.

Community Inclusion Project 11 Mar 2019

helping people from BME communities in Trafford who have been out of work due to having caring responsibilities for children with disabilities or their own health issues.

Extended Service in Sale Moor 11 Mar 2019

The TBBT model always aims to be sustainable and asks for support in the first year of expansion into a new community hub. We are six months into embedding our partnership in with SMCP and need further help to get us to the point of being able to be sustainable.

Provision of Equipment 12 Mar 2019

Purchase of equipment necessary to allow the multi functional hall to offer excellent facilities to local community groups and for use by the Association in the provision of activities.

Gardening Scheme 22 Mar 2019

Gardening group expansion in Sale Moor

Speak Out Speak Now 22 Mar 2019

Workshops and 1:1 session for children and young people at risk or already experienceing domestic abuse.

I Am Enough 22 Mar 2019

To provide sessions and workshops to support women who have experienced domestic abuse/violence.

Plot 7F 25 Mar 2019

Plot 7F at Humphrey Park Allotments is approx. 6m wide x 15m long and is dedicated 100% to growing fruit and vegetables for food banks and homeless charity centres.

Longford Community Choir 25 Mar 2019

We meet every Friday night to rehearse songs to perform at various events. We use Firswood Community Centre as it is convenient and safe for our choir members and there isn't much going on in this part of Stretford. We need ink to enable us to photocopy words so that our choir members can sing.

Volunteering for Success 27 Mar 2019

Over the last 18 months we have identified an increased demand in the need to offer work experience to volunteers who have additional and/or complex needs. We have been approached by a parent, colleges, an autistic charity and The Department of Work and Pensions who are very keen for us to help with giving volunteering opportunities to disabled adults and disabled young people about to leave college.

Amount: £59,349
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: The Toy House
Region: North West
District: Trafford District

Pathways to Employment 28 Mar 2019

We wish to provide a supported employment service for people with learning disabilities, autism/aspergers and/or mental health needs within Trafford whose needs are not being met by other organisations. Our job coach will support these individuals to develop self-confidence and employability skills and help them to find volunteer places, work experience and, ultimately, paid employment.